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Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387930-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8793-0
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 14 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387992-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8799-2
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 09 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394082
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9408-2
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377818-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7781-8
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... The one consistent moral force in the early years of African American youth growing up in Louisiana in the 1950s was black religion. Sunday morning was more than simply a time of worship. It was a time of shaping one’s values and learning how to use them, a time of developing a sense of personal...
Published: 20 May 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022800-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2280-0
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... In 2003 the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University in New Orleans commissioned Carrie Mae Weems (b. 1953) to create a piece in response to the impending bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase. Comprising over seventy separate photographs and screen prints, a video, and a live performance...
Published: 15 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392071-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9207-1
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... Louisiana’s Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) statute expanded the state’s nineteenth-century sodomy statute to include offenses involving prostitution when it was adopted in 1982. Under CANS, Louisiana sent hundreds of people—primarily African American women, including transgender...
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By Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... New Orleans Louisiana Mardi Gras race photography ...
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By Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... Mississippi floods New Orleans Louisiana Hurricane Katrina art ...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... Louisiana sex work sex offender legal advocacy Women With a Vision ...
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By Reiko Hillyer
... Inside-Out Prison Exchange prison ambassadors prisoner resistance social control Louisiana ...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... This chapter describes the challenge of growing up black in Louisiana’s Cajun country in the 1950s. Few places were more ethnically mixed than southwestern Louisiana, but St. Landry Parish was rigidly segregated and served as the seat of the state’s Ku Klux Klan. The deferential poses blacks had...
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By Reiko Hillyer
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... impermeable, and that permeability has been both a vehicle for social control and a way for prisoners to resist such control. Following a description of a 1968 tour by “traveling ambassadors” from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, the introduction explains how clemency, conjugal visits...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 09 March 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9408-2
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 09 March 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9408-2
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By Brian Klopotek
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 09 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394082-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9408-2
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 09 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394082-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9408-2